Category Archives: Astronomy

Noctilucent Clouds on July 28/29 2022.

The nordic summer sky is gradually getting darker. However, last night the sky was brightened by a bright,and beautiful, display of noctilucent clouds. Photo details: Canon M6/250D, Sigma 17-70mm/50-500mm, Samyang 8mm fisheye-lens, various iso/exp settings.

Aurora Borealis. The Summer Triangle and a meteor. August 27/28, 2021.

At around midnight August 27/28 I noticed auroral activity. The easily seen green aurora covered much of the sky. A more faint blue pinkish arc was also photographed. Seen on enclosed images. Photo details: Canon 700D, 6 mm fisheye-lens. Canon 1300D, 8 mm fisheye-lens, various iso and exposure settings.

Solar Eclipse. June 10, 2021.

Partial Solar Eclipse. June 10, 2021.

A solar eclipse dominated by clouds, but with occasional glimpses in between the cloud layer. This photo was taken local time at about 12.43 (06/10/2021) when the eclipse was at maximum (39%) from this location. Photo details: Borg 71mm refractor, Canon 700D.